Straddling the Loire and Cher rivers, Tours in central France artfully combines ancient cathedral city with university town. It makes the perfect gateway to the famous châteaux of the Loire Valley, and is an ideal place for the serene appreciation of French culture. Even better, it’s also an easy day-trip from Siblu holiday park, Domaine de Dugny.
For the kids
For the grown ups
Take a breath of fresh air
The charming Jardin Botanique de Tours is an oasis of green, with scented gardens and even a mini zoo which is home to flamingos, wallabies and tortoises. Sit back and relax on the lush grass or allow the kids to let off some steam in the children's play area. The more centrally located Jardin de Prebendes is also perfect for people - and duck - watching.
The Loire Valley is one of the regions often named the 'garden of France' and it boasts a fertile soil which helps produce fantastic wines. It is also famous for its patés, most famously the rillettes de Tours, which are made from pork meat and you can find plenty of examples of this
You can't visit Tours without taking the time to vist some of the amazing chateaux in the area. Take your pick from all or any of the greats: Amboise (for its panoramic terrace), Azay-le-Rideau (fairytale-like) or Villandry (for its gardens) to name but three…
Distance/driving time from Domaine de Dugny